Octavo, 7pp. Ivory pamphlet, title printed on front cover, staples on spine. Housed in rigid folio with title on cover on label affixed to front panel. This copy of the “Happy Warrior” speech is not found in Halter, but a few copies have come to auction. This copy was purchased by Frederick B. Adams, Jr. from the Chiswick Book Shop in 1952, with Adams noting that he was lucky to get it since the shop received multiple orders for the pamphlet in short order.
Comments: This famous speech marked the return of Franklin D. Roosevelt to public life after his struggles with Polio. He characterized Al Smith as “The Happy Warrior” during the speech.